Norwich City at Wembley: Last tickets for play-off final go on sale

NCFC fans queuing to get the last remaining tickets to the play-off final at Wembley. First in the q

NCFC fans queuing to get the last remaining tickets to the play-off final at Wembley. First in the queue, left to right, Matt Bennett who drove eight hours from Newquay, Cornwall, June Rudham from Norwich, David Smith from Mulbarton and Robert Gorham from Salhouse. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

Norwich City fans were queuing outside Carrow Road from Thursday night to get their hands on the final batch of Wembley tickets which went on sale on Friday morning.

NCFC fans queuing to get the last remaining tickets to the play-off final at Wembley. Picture: ANTON

NCFC fans queuing to get the last remaining tickets to the play-off final at Wembley. Picture: ANTONY KELLY - Credit: Archant

More than 40 people were queuing by 9am this morning with some so desperate to get their hands on the last remaining tickets that they arrived last night.

June Rudham, 62, from Sprowston, was first in the queue having arrived at 11pm yesterday and although she admits it was cold she insists it was well worth it.

She said: 'I got there and there were a couple of people in the car park when I got there. Apparently one of them had been there since 7pm but he was in his car and when he realised I was there he got over there.

'We were the only ones there overnight until about 4am and then people started coming but in dribs and drabs - one bloke came all the way from Cornwall last night and drove eight hours.'

But the life-long City fan got her tickets and now she and five other members of her family will be heading to Wembley by train on Monday.

She said: 'It's something I will never do again in my lifetime. I'm looking forward to it - Norwich will do it, they will definitely do it.'

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Peter Henman, 75, from Dereham, already had tickets for him and his granddaughter but joined the queue at about 3.30am so he could get some other tickets, including one for his granddaughter's boyfriend.

He said: 'I got three tickets which is what I wanted. I'm looking forward to it - I've been a supporter all my life and a season ticket holder for years.

'I went in 1985 and it was a brilliant day out.'

Andy Robertson, 63, from Old Costessey, was another fan who queued to help get tickets for others who could not get there.

Mr Robertson, who arrived before 7am, said: 'I'm looking forward to it - it will be a great day.

'I was there in 1985 and have been to all three games at the old Wembley and also the play-off final at Cardiff. It doesn't happen very often so you've got to max out on it.'

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